7.0329 MLA '93 Technology-related sessions (1/49)

Sun, 5 Dec 1993 12:39:44 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 7, No. 0329. Sunday, 5 Dec 1993.

Date: Fri, 3 Dec 93 16:04:45 -0500
From: jdg@oz.plymouth.edu (Dr. Joel Goldfield)
Subject: MLA '93 technology-related sessions

Modern Language Association of America Convention
Toronto, Canada
Dec. 27-30, 1993

Technology-related demonstrations and sessions.
For further information: Tel. 212-475-9500
E-mail: MLAOD@cuvmb.cc.columbia.edu

Compiled by Joel D. Goldfield

Software Demonstrations

The MLA's Committee on Computers and Emerging Technologies in Teaching and
Research and the Centre for Computing in the Humanities at the University
of Toronto are mounting noncommercial software demonstrations at this
year's convention. The demonstrations will be on view in Room 428 (Executive
Suite), fourth floor, Sheraton Centre Toronto, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
on Weds., Dec. 29th, and from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 30th.
Specific software programs developed for modern language teaching and
research will be demonstrated in two-hour sessions. The schedule of
demonstrations will appear in the Dec. 27th issue of the _Convention News_
and will be posted at the information areas in the Sheraton Centre
Toronto and the Royal York Hotel.

Session # Type of session, title, place, date, time, Chair(s)
#144 Forum arranged by the MLA Executive Committee on Emerging Techno-
logies in Teaching and Research ("ETC"):
"Reconfiguring the Discipline in the Electronic Age,"
Sheraton Centre Toronto, Civic Ballroom, Tues., Dec. 28th,
12:00 noon - 1:45 p.m., Ian Lancashire & Janet Murray.

#215 Assoc. for Computers and the Humanities session: "Software for
the Study of Literature," Royal York, Imperial, Tues., Dec. 28th,
1:45-3:00 p.m., Paul A. Fortier.

#245 Workshop (derivative panel from #144) arranged by the ETC:
"Teaching in the Electronic Age," Sheraton Centre Toronto,
Dufferin & Simcoe, Tues., Dec. 28th, 3:30-4:45 p.m., Helen Schwartz.

#382 Workshop (derivative panel from #144) arranged by the ETC:
"Textual Research in the Electronic Age," Sheraton Centre Toronto,
Essex, Weds., Dec. 29th, 10:15-11:30 a.m., Joel Goldfield.

#644 Discussion Group on Computer Studies in Language and Literature:
"The Quantitative Debate: What the Hell Does Statistics Have to
Do with Literature?" Sheraton Centre Toronto, Conference Room B,
Thursday, Dec. 30th, 12:00 noon - 1:15 p.m., Daniel T. Brink.